Folk College, A Great Weekend of Music, May 26-28

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Folk College, A Great Weekend of Music, May 26-28

Folk College is three days of playing and listening to folk music in a fun and friendly environment! For 18 years Folk College has fostered and often rekindled the love for music in a non-competitive environment with classes, instruction, concerts and fellowship for all instruments and skill levels.

Folk College offers a level of music engagement that brings people back year after year. Classes range from “master classes” for practiced musicians, to “how to jam” and instrument sampling workshops for the novice folk musician. Learn a new skill on your instrument with over 70 workshops to choose from plus join faculty led jam sessions and enjoy three concerts. Folk College is an opportunity to play the music you love and love the music you play!

Simple Gifts and the Huntingdon County Arts Council have teamed up to provide you a truly outstanding faculty roster to encourage, challenge, enlighten, coach and entertain you. Highlighting this year is folk music legend Happy Traum, the energy of The Appleseed Collective, the spunk of Bumper Jacksons, and the dedication of many others. In total, 25 musicians will be on hand to share their passion for music with you at Folk College, held at Juniata College in Huntingdon.

Full details are available at www.folkcollege.com


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Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts.

These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciated.
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It's The Nick Miller Project night at the Concerts on the Quad. Huntingdon's own Nick Miller will bring his musical talent as the Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College once again are bringing music to the community with our Concerts on the Quad music series. Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts. These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciated.

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Chip Lovett was raised in Brooklyn, New York and was exposed musically by playing clarinet in elementary school and trumpet in Junior high school. During his junior year at Juniata College located in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania in 1975, he began to explore a different instrument, the piano, due to listening to jazz legends such as Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock , his main musical influences even today.

Chip received individual piano lessons for three years and then created Bryne/ Lovett , a jazz saxophone/ keyboard duo which subsequently led to the creation of Urban Fusion, a fusion jazz band which he started with three other members in State College Pennsylvania.

As a solo keyboard artist, Chip has performed in the Huntingdon County area at weddings, fine dining establishments and has collaborated with other musicians performing for the Huntingdon Historical Society. Chip also performed with Urban Fusion at the Juneteenth Celebration in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania for the last seven years. Chip was also the guest pianist performing jazz standards for the Juniata College Jazz band in 2013.

Chip has recorded duo- jazz projects, performs trio jazz piano and has served as musical director and arranger for numerous jazz, R&B and vocal groups in the State College area.

Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts.

These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciate.
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Take Note is a 15 member female group singing all your favorites from the 40s though today. The group is lead by Bill Croissant.

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Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts.

These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciated.
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It's Vocal Night at the Concerts on the Quad. Two vocal groups will perform as the Huntingdon County Arts Council and Juniata College once again are bringing music to the community with our Concerts on the Quad music series. Take Note is a 15 member female group singing all your favorites from the 40s though today. The group is lead by Bill Croissant. Music, Music, Music! features a variety of music and music styples. The group is lead by Shirley McBreyer. Bring your lawn chairs, your blankets, picnic supplies and your friends and family to the Juniata College quad, in front of the Halbrittter Center for the Performing Arts. These outdoor concerts are free, but donations appreciated.

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